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Upper Respiratory Infection Chest Pain
An infection of the upper or lower respiratory tract. Upper respiratory tract infections include the common cold, laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis and otitis media. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis, bronchiolitis, tracheitis and pneumonia. These infections can be caused by a ...Read more
Probably not but: Further evaluation with your physician is indicated. ...Read more
Possibilities...: If the left chest pain increases with cough and deep breathing, then it is likely related to the other symptoms. If this is the case, the likely diagnoses are bronchitis vs pneumonia. Often, the only way to tell the difference is via chest x-ray. If the left chest pain does not increase w/ above maneuvers, see a doctor today so cardiac etiology can be ruled out. Go to er if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
URI w/ ear infection and BAD cough, taking Augmentin 875. Now, severe rib pain on right side and back. No chest pain. Rib injury from coughing?
Possible: Yes, it is possible to fracture a rib from coughing although I have more common,y seen it in older and frail people. ...Read more
Chest pain severe: You should call your doctor immediately to report your condition. You need to be re-checked and possible have tests e.g. Chest xray, ECG etc. ...Read more
Having symptoms like shallow breathing, nose congestion, pinching pain in upper back near spine and occasionally left arm, sinus pressure, tightness?
Yes: Coughing can cause pain in the chest. ...Read more
Pain on left upper chest area right under shoulder blade. Is that my lung or my heart. Andcouldihave infection. Cough andbreathing difficulty?
Lung more likely: Pain as described is much more likely to be from the lung, but it should be checked out especially if long standing, worsening, or increased by exertion. If pain worsens with movement of arms but not with breathing could be muscular from peri scapular muscles. ...Read more
Maybe pleurisy?: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more
I think I'm having a heart attack chest pain upper left from shoulder to middle left ribcage chest is burning stomach is burning I'm belching?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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